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Jimmy Eadie
Assistant Professor Part-Time, Electronic & Elect. Engineering



Jimmy Eadie is an Audio Engineer/Producer/Educator whose work covers recording, sound design and installation. His sound installation work has been presented in many Irish galleries and internationally (National Concert Hall Dublin, IMMA Ireland, Edinburgh Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Centre, Barbican). He is a founding member of the Crash Ensemble and worked with them as their audio engineer and technical manager from 1997 to 2015, in 2015 he was made the ensemble's first Creative Partner. He has been nominated and won the Irish Times Theatre award for best sound in 2011 and 2016. He has trained extensively with international audio companies; Meyer (USA), L'Acoustic Audio (France) and Rational Acoustics (UK). Jimmy has collaborated with artists, composers and performers from varied backgrounds and genres, earning many music award nominations and much critical acclaim. He has worked with, PanPan Theatre, The Abbey Theatre, Dead Centre Theatre, RTÉ, the National Concert Hall and many other independent companies. He has toured worldwide with Irish acts as engineer/producer and sound designer.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Jimmy Eadie, 'St Enda's Park 'Soundwalk'', Dublin, OPW/Pearse Museum, 2017, - Music Production, 2017 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Cascando by Samuel Beckett', Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 2016, - Theatre Production, 2016 URL

Jimmy Eadie, '100', RTE Radio/Connect Centre TCD/ LMD, RTE/TCD, 2016, - Music Production, 2016 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream 2015 ', The Abbey Theatre Dublin, 2015, - Theatre Production, 2015 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Collision', Hearsay Audio Festival, 2015, - Music Production, 2015

Jimmy Eadie, 'Chekhov's First Play', April - Schaubühne, Berlin May - Mayfest at Bristol Old Vic July - BaltoScandal Festival, Estonia , Holland - Australia , 2015, - Theatre Production, 2015 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Wow & Flutter', National Concert Hall, Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art,Soma Gallery, Waterford, The Dock Gallery. Leitrim. , 2014, - Music Production, 2014 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Embers by Samuel Beckett', BAM Harvey Theatre (NYC) 17 - 20 September 2014 Edinburgh International Festival 24 & 25 August 2013 Samuel Beckett Theatre (Dublin) 5 - 17 August 2013, 2013, - Theatre Production, 2013 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Quad', Samuel Beckett Theatre 11 August 2015 Dublin Dance Festival 30 & 31 May 2014 Edinburgh International Festival 27 August 2013, Arts Council Ireland, 2013, - Theatre Production, 2013 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Everyone Is King Lear In His Own Home', Smock Alley Theatre (Dublin Theatre Festival) 28 Sept - 7 Oct 2012, 2012, - Theatre Production, 2012 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'All That Fall', Worldwide, Arts Council Ireland, 2011, - Theatre Production, 2011 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Boxes', Ireland, 2009, - Theatre Production, 2009 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'The Crumb Trail', Forum Freies Theater, Düsseldorf, Germany 2008,Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival, Ireland 2009,TBA Festival, Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts, USA 2009,Aarhus Festival, Denmark 2009,PS122, NY, Arts Council Ireland, 2008, - Theatre Production, 2008 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'The Idiots', 50th Dublin International Theatre Festival, Project Arts Centre, Ireland 2007, 2007, - Theatre Production, 2007 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Oedipus Loves You ', Ireland (premiere) 2006, High Performance Rodeo Festival, Calgary Canada 2007 Now Playing Series, Lethbridge, Canada 2007 Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada 2007 ,, Arts Council Ireland, Culture Ireland., 2006, - Theatre Production, 2006 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'When once is never enough', 2002, - Theatre Production, 2002 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Shesawhore', Project Arts, Dublin, 2001, - Theatre Production, 2001 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Haiku ', The Crash Ensemble, The Project Arts Centre, Dublin, 2001, - Music Production, 2001 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'The Ballad of Persse O'Reilly', Elektron Musik Festivalen, Sweden, 1999, - Music Production, 1999

Jimmy Eadie, 'Boomtown', 1999, - Theatre Production, 1999 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Ice IV', ICE IV - Passive Implementation, 1998, - Music Production, 1998 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Amusement', Amusement...and after optimism, Dublin,Ireland, Dirt Records, 1996, - Music Production, 1996 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Blue Light', Setanta ‎- SET 002, 1989, - Music Production, 1989 URL

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bates, Enda; Eadie, Jimmy; Kang, Ji Youn; Mulvey, Gráinne; Dowling, Fergal; Nealon, Alexis, Workshop on Spatial Audio for Contemporary Music and Theatre, AES 146th Convention, Dublin, Ireland, March 2019, 2019, Audio Engineering Society, Dublin, Dublin, March, 2019, AES Invited Talk, 2019

Jimmy Eadie, 'Damo Suzuki', Damo Suzuki Instant Compositions, 2018, - Music Production, 2018 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Morton, John and Me...', Trinity College Dublin, 2017, - Music Production, 2017 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'The Rehearsal', National Concert Hall, Dublin, 2016, - Music Production, 2016 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Souvenir', Trinity College Dublin, 2016, - Music Production, 2016 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Beautiful Unit', Ireland, 2009, - Music Production, 2009 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'The Dublin Guitar Quartet ‎- Deleted Pieces', 2005, - Music Production, 2005 URL

Jimmy Eadie/Richie Egan, 'The monkeys in the zoo have more fun than me', 2004, - Music Production, 2004 URL

Jimmy Eadie/Kevin Volans, 'Piano Etudes', 2004, - Music Production, 2004 URL

Jimmy Eadie/David Kitt, 'Square One', 2003, - Music Production, 2003 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'Ick', Dublin, Ireland, 2002, - Music Production, 2002 URL

Jimmy Eadie, 'RGB', 1999, - Music Production, 1999 URL

Research Expertise


Sound Design for fixed and non fixed media; Sound art and sonic Installation; Audio engineering/production; Architectural and studio acoustics; Headphone and speaker construction; The sound world of Samuel Beckett; Pedagogical approaches to engineering;


Computer Arts; Creative Arts; Culture; Installation Art; Media Arts; Mixed-Media Art; Music; Musical Recording/Distribution; New Music; Orchestral Music; Radio; Restoration and Preservation; Wireless systems, Radio technology


Awards and Honours

Best in Sound Irish Times Theatre Awards 2016

Best in Sound Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011

Trinity Creative Challenge 2016

Best Overall Production Edinburgh Festival 2013

The Visual & Performing Arts Fund Trinity College 2016

The Visual & Performing Arts Fund TCD 2015

Arts Council of Ireland Bursary 2015


Audio Engineering Society 2000

The Teaching Council of Ireland 2016

Irish Music Rights Organisation 1990

The Spatial Music Collective 2014